Fastest OBDI BMW in the USA - GTX35R turbo E30 goes 9.737 @ 147.46
147.46 miles per hour in the 1/4 mile is flat out fast. For this particular E30, that is enough to make it the fastest OBDI BMW in the United States. This is a chassis design over three decades old pulling 1/4 mile times on par (if not slightly quicker and faster) than the brand new million plus dollar Porsche 918 Spyder
. You do not need to spend a ton of money to go fast and that is the beauty of the aftermarket.
Imagine the look on the face of 918 Spyder owner if you smoked him with a relatively stock looking E30 BMW from the 80's. Obviously we would all rather have the hyper exotic but not having to spend a million plus to run 9's is nice too.
This car has a built M50 engine variant paired to a GTX35R. It is running 80 lb injectors and is tuned by RK-Tunes. Very impressive performance from a classic boosted with modern parts and tuning.